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Poster: William Tell Date: Mar 13, 2008 7:59am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: You forgot this:

Well I'm flying down desert streets
Wrapped in mother's winding sheets
Asbestos boots on flaming feet
Dreaming of forbidden treats
When uniforms on nighttime beats
Ask me where I'm going and what I eat
I answer them with a voice so sweet:

I can't come down 'til it's plain to see
I can't come down I've been set free.
Who you are and what you don't make no difference to me.

Well someone trying to tell me where it's at,
And how I do this and why I do that,
With secret smiles like a Cheshire cat,
And leather wings like a vampire bat,
I fly away to my cold water flat
And eat my way tthrough a bowl of fat,
And I say to the man with the funny hat:

They say I've begun to lose my grip,
My hold on reality is starting to slip,
To tell me to get off with this trip,
They say it's like a sinking ship,
Life's sweet wine's too warm to sip,
And if I drink I'll surely slip, [flip?]
I'll just say as I take a nip:

So as I dream of forgotten seas
And granit walls and redwood trees,
And of the eye that only sees
Endless mirrors and infinite me's,
About the winter's coming freez
This afterthought I say with ease,
To all of you who make your fees:

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Poster: amosearle Date: Mar 13, 2008 9:56am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: You forgot this:

I started trying to sing that to Dylan's " I want you"... almost works.

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Poster: snori Date: Mar 13, 2008 12:48pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: You forgot this:

'I guess I wasn't all that cute to him, wuz I ?' cracks me up every time I hear it.

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Poster: William Tell Date: Mar 13, 2008 3:44pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: You forgot this:

I can see that; cool.